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How Visual Attention Affects the Brain, University of California, Davis (UCD) Study


6/27/2013 7:59:32 AM

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New work at the University of California, Davis, shows for the first time how visual attention affects activity in specific brain cells. The paper, published June 26 in the journal Nature, shows that attention increases the efficiency of signaling into the brain's cerebral cortex and boosts the ratio of signal over noise.

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